The writer is a former secretary to the government of India and former chief secretary, Delhi
Antibiotics in poultry harm non-meat eaters as well. India should follow the example of EU, US and China in regulating the industry.
Chaos and bedlam at the top is shaking the load-bearing pillars — political executive and bureaucracy
National Medical Commission Bill must address the needs of the consumer rather than the interests of medical practitioners and quacks.
New National Health Policy checks some boxes but sidesteps basic concerns. It leaves too much to the states on maintaining standards
Consumer must be protected from misleadingly advertised ayurvedic diabetes drugs
India’s population stabilisation programmes require the dedicated attention of the CMs of Bihar, UP and Rajasthan.